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February 9th

Baumann eyes commissioner seat

February 9, 2012

     Former Adams County commissioner Steve Baumann has announced his candidacy for the District 1 seat on the board of commissioners. His candidacy sets up a Republican primary in May against incumbent commissioner Kim Fruechte, who had previously filed for re-election.
    Baumann served as county commissioner from 1997 through 2008. He lost a primary race to Fruechte in 2008.

'Sport Day' at Adams Central

February 9, 2012

    Adams Central Elementary School held a "sport day" on Wednesday as part of a series of Relay for Life fundraising events.
    School officials said students and staff were able to wear any sports apparel, with students paying 50 cents and staff $1 for the privilege.
    Proceeds go to the Adams County Relay for Life.

AC grad excells in Div. III

February 9, 2012

February 8th

Betty Lee Roe

February 8, 2012

    Betty Lee Roe, 82, of rural Decatur, passed away at 5:50 a.m., on Monday, February 6, 2012, in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
    Betty was born on Wednesday, June 26, 1929, in Dayton, Ohio, to the late Raymond M. and Arberdeen (Snyder) Fickert.
    She married the late Ernest Roe on September 28, 1957, in Ohio City, Ohio.  He passed away on January 5, 2011.
    Betty was a member of the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church and WELCA in Ohio City.

Emily Y. Hart

February 8, 2012

    Emily Y. Hart, 70, of Decatur, died Tuesday.
    Among survivors are her husband, John Hart of Decatur; son John Kiser Jr.; sister Mary (Lester) Sheets of Monroe; brother Jerry (Sharon) Knittle, of Decatur; brother Lloyd (Susan) Knittle of Portland; and brother Allen (Belle) Knittle of Decatur.
    Calling is one hour prior to services in the Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held there Thursday at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the Decatur Cemetery.
 

IDEM making new demands on Decatur

February 8, 2012

By BOB SHRALUKA
    Here we go again!
    IDEM (the Indiana Department of Environmental Management) is knocking on Decatur's door once again and ultimately it's going to be the residents of this community who are going to paying the bill to open that door.

Asbestos removal is next

February 8, 2012

       Air Management Techniques of Muncie has been awarded a city contract to remove asbestos from the former Dwayne's Sweeper Shop building at the corner of Monroe and Second streets in downtown Decatur, it was announced at last night's meeting of Decatur City Council.
    The Muncie firm had the low bid of $2,100.

Warren seeks new term at Geneva

February 8, 2012

     Republican Bill Warren, of Geneva, has announced his candidacy for the Geneva office of clerk-treasurer. Warren has served as clerk-treasurer for the last three years.

Girls sectional under way; SA ousted

February 8, 2012

By JOE SPAULDING
    MONROE—Eastside and Churubusco won opening round games of sectional 36 in the class 2A tournament held at Adams Central Tuesday night to advance to Friday night semi-final play against Bishop Luers and Adams Central respectively.
    The opening contest was a battle down to the wire with Eastside knocking off Bluffton 42-40  while in the nightcap Busco raced out to an early 12-0 lead in the first period before settling for a 42-27 victory over the Starfires.

February 7th

City ponders limits on adult businesses

February 7, 2012

By J SWYGART
    The mere hint of an adult business expressing interest in Decatur has initiated a proposed change in the city’s zoning regulations, and the Decatur Plan Commission on Monday evening got its first glimpse at an amended zoning ordinance aimed at limiting adult and sexually-oriented businesses in the city.

     Tonight's historic contest between the Bellmont Braves @ Adams Central is...
    WOODBURN— Like Bishop Dwenger a few nights before, the Woodlan Warriors...
    The Braves entertained a short-handed South Side tennis squad on Tuesday night...

 

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